Tag Archive for 'commute'

Marine dredging firm Van Oord has its own bicycles for Guernsey work

June 23rd, 2015 by Richard Lord

It is hard to miss the bright orange bicycles in front of the Guernsey Information Centre in St Peter Port. On first seeing them while traveling along the waterfront one might think that they belong to a new Guernsey cycle hire company. The bicycles have caught the attention of Guernsey’s cycling community because of their […]

PF+A company gives staff financial incentive to not drive alone to work

June 7th, 2013 by PF+A

PF+A employees have traded in their cars and solo trips to work for more sustainable and less polluting alternatives thanks to a new incentive scheme launched by the company. The 14 strong team at the design office in St Peter Port are given £0.50 – £1.00 every time they make their journey to work in […]

Boosted Boards developing electric motor powered skateboard

September 18th, 2012 by Richard Lord

Boosted Boards is developing an electric skateboard, dubbed the ‘world’s lightest electric vehicle’, with wireless control and regenerative braking. The Boosted Board weighs about 12 pounds. The developers claim their electric skateboard can carry a passenger up a hill with a 15% gradient. The Boosted Board’s electric motors can carry a passenger 6 miles and […]

How to make daily journeys fun

May 3rd, 2012 by Island Press

As part of the new Island Press E‐ssentials program featuring short electronic‐only publications on timely environmental issues, transit and food writer Darrin Nordahl asks the question: What if getting to work, going to the grocery store, and riding the bus around town could be fun? With Making Transit Fun!, he gives a taste of what […]

Travel Actively for your health and wellbeing

September 28th, 2010 by Cat Chappell

The Travelactively website states that more than half of men and nearly three quarters of women are not active enough for their health and wellbeing.  The website publishes reports on their work.  In September 2010 they released their Monitoring Report Year Two. The report covers improving health through everyday travel, a 12-week walking plan increases […]

How does one reduce traffic congestion on Island roads?

June 14th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Many Guernsey residents believe that one of the irritations of island life is the traffic congestion faced during the morning and afternoon rush hour.  Traffic congestion occurs when parents take their children to and from school and when business people drive in and out of St Peter Port.  Long queues of cars can form along […]